During the financial conference call related to the first quarter of the calendar year 2019, Activision talked about the performance of FromSoftware’ Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.
First of all, we learn that the game’s sales were “better-than-expected.”
Chief Operative Officer Collister “Coddy” Johnson also commented further on Activision’s reaction to the game’s performance.
“Q1 also saw the highly successful release of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, the result of Activision’s approach to selectively partnering with high-quality developers to leverage our publishing and marketing scale and expertise.
We couldn’t be more pleased with the collaboration, execution, and response to FromSoftware’s critically acclaimed title from gaming communities worldwide.”
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is currently available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, and has sold over 2 million copies in less than ten days. If you’re unfamiliar with the game, you can read our review.
You can also read about the latest patch released by FromSoftware.
It’ll be interesting to see if Activision’s satisfaction will result in further content or even additional games from this partnership with FromSoftware. Sekiro definitely was a great surprise for many.
If you want to learn more about Activision Blizzard’s quarterly performance, you can check out our dedicated article.